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Compare Countries - How big is your home really?

I found this great site called comparea where you can compare the size of different locations (countires, provinces, states).

Anyway I’ve always been fascinated about the fact that there are more people in California (39.04 million) than Canada (34.88 million). 417 more words

Mapping

The true true size of Africa - Cartography

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LAST month Kai Krause, a computer-graphics guru, caused a stir with a map entitled “The True Size of Africa” 360 more words

Economy

Frysk, Frisian: A profile of the Fryske Akademy & Mercator Research Centre

Frisian, or Frysk, is a small Germanic language located in the northern part of the Nederlands. in the province of Fryslan, just across the water and polders from Amsterdam and Holland. 598 more words